Definition of Pagrus
1. Noun. A genus of Sparidae.
Generic synonyms: Fish Genus
Group relationships: Family Sparidae, Sparidae
Member holonyms: Pagrus Pagrus, Red Porgy
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pagrus
Literary usage of Pagrus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1859)
"Young. Amboyna. Purchased of Mr. Frank. ? b. Adult: skin : bad state. Ceylon. Collected by F. Kelaart, MDA£ 18. Pagrus*. Pagrus, Cuv. ..."
2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"A more remarkable peculiarity is that of a Cape Pagrus, ... (3) It a also the Sp. pagrus of Brunnich, but not that of ..."
3. Library of Natural History by Richard Lydekker (1901)
"As our example of the fourth subfamily which contains several genera, among which Pagrus is the typical one, we select the gilt- heads (Chrysophrys), ..."
4. The Natural History of Ireland by William Thompson, James R. Garrett, George Dickie (1849)
"On the 28th of April, wheatears were met with about Navarino; ^nd on the 12th of May a few were seen on Mount Pagrus, above Smyrna. ..."
5. Fish and Fisheries of New South Wales by Julian Edmund Tenison-Woods (1883)
"The genus Pagrus or as we term it in the vernacular " Schnapper," a word of Dutch origin, is distinquished by an oblong compressed body, with scales of ..."
6. Handbook of the Fishes of New Zealand by R. A. A. Sherrin (1886)
"SCHNAPPER (Pagrus unicolor}. Length about three and three-quarters the length of the head, and two and three-quarters the height of the body; ..."